Supported Reclined Bound Angle Posture

Supported Reclined Bound Angle Posture

Once experienced there is little doubt of the benefits of Restorative Yoga. There are many Restorative postures, but often my students’ favourite is Supported Reclined Bound Angle Posture (in Sanskrit, Salamba Supta Baddha Konasana). In this posture we lie back...
What is Restorative Yoga?

What is Restorative Yoga?

Read The Eight Essentials Of Restorative Yoga >> A few years ago I enrolled on a Yoga Teacher Training course for a year at the Yoga Academy Auckland – I was on a mission to learn more and more about this practice and to equip myself with as much knowledge...

The Heart Moving

Scratch your left ear with your right foot by all meansBut show me how your heart movesStand on your head til the cows come homeOr show me a thousand different points of viewFlip flop and drop backAnother 108 sun salutes just like that,But I’d rather know if you...

Donna Farhi on video

Wonderful to see Donna practice … inspiring to see the fluid movement, the integrity of the movement, the breath and stillness … all present in the practice. Enjoy and be inspired! Lovely music too.  ...
All About Yoga Mats

All About Yoga Mats

I recently bought ten new mats for my classes here on Waiheke and did what practically every other yoga studio and school does which was buy pvc based mats … they are relatively cheap and last a while, quite sticky and not hard to clean. I noticed a rather...

Feeling Stressed? Yoga Can Help

There is little doubt that our modern way of living is stressful. Stress is endemic in our society and is proven to be a major contributing factor to headaches, anxiety, insomnia, back pain, and even life threatening illnesses such as heart disease. Not withstanding...

Yoga Poem From A Student

Thought I’d share this lovely poem which Penny Holmes, a yoga student, wrote for me – I was really touched. Thanks Penny! I get so excited. Things will be different. He folded the blanket in a way that the spine lay in steps of release. The art of knowing...

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